United States (1877-1929): Specialized Collections
Collection of 351 pamphlets by African Americans and others from the Library of Congress's Daniel A. P. Murray Collection, 1818-1907. The bulk of the material was published between 1875 and 1900 and includes public orations, organization records, personal narratives, legal documents, and literary works. Topics covered include segregation, voting rights, violence against African Americans, and the colonization movement.
Compilation of U.S. treaties, laws, and executive orders pertaining to Native American Indian tribes from 1778 to 1971.
Full text of eleven decisions reflecting the Supreme Court's changing attitude toward race, from Scott v. Sanford to Brown v. Board of Education.
Collection of online exhibitions about New York City.
Collection of newspaper and magazine accounts, testimonials, commission reports, photographs, and illustrations related to the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Company factory fire in New York City. From Cornell University.
Collection of manuscripts, trial documents, artifacts, broadsides, photographs, prints, press accounts, and other published materials relating to Chicago's Haymarket Affair (1886), a pivotal event in the early history of the American labor movement.
Collection of primary sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the late colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Includes collections of slave narratives, Southern literature, and materials related to the church in the black community.
Collection of primary documents relating to World War I. From the BYU Library.
Full text of Harper's Weekly with extensive indexing of articles, illustrations, and advertisements.